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. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >>
. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on there. most of the rainfall fell last night. one spot i'm tracking now between vallejo and napa heading east so heads up in fairfield. you may get a shower or two. a live look outside mainly cloudy skies. chances are a couple of trees or branches were down in your neighborhood. mill valley had a
mode a little tighter you see we're still dry, san francisco south of san jose. but that rainfall is now encroaching on you in mendocino county, ukaih, cloverdale getting light rain in a few minutes, clearlake and healdsburg getting light rain as it works from north to south. first up is a front which will move through tonight giving all of us some much-needed rainfall about a quarter to half inch. but then after the front we're not done because upper level low pressure will bring an additional chance of rainfall. this will not be a one-hit wonder like the past few rain chances have been. rain moving in this evening, wet through the morning commute tomorrow but not done after tomorrow morning. more rain moving in later this week. details and all the timing and totals coming up. >> thank you. >>> the rain is not going to dampen the excitement of tonight's unveiling of the new bay bridge lights project. after weeks of testing, the switch will be flipped in less than four hours. let's go live to mobile5's ken bastida, who spoke to the man behind t
with scott pelley." >>> a woman is hospitalized after being hit by a muni train in san francisco. she was struck by an outbound m line train near 19th and junipero serra this afternoon. the victim needed cpr at the scene. we are told her injuries are life-threatening. the train operator is being questioned to determine exactly what happened. >>> checking other bay area headlines, get ready to pay more to ride bart. the board today approved fare hikes based on inflation. that would mean a fare increase of just over 5% next year. >>> also a san francisco firefighter suffered minor injuries fighting a blaze in the mission district a couple of hours ago. a fire believed to have started in a back room before spreading to the rest of the home on allison street. crews had to re-enter the burning structure to rescue two dogs trapped inside. but one of the pets did not make it out alive. >>> and the musician who collapsed during a san francisco symphony performance has died. the oboist william bennett suffered a brain hemorrhage on stage last saturday night
. >>> the american civil liberties union is suing the city of san francisco and its police department. the aclu is hoping to stop officers from searching cell phones without a warrant. the lawsuit was filed on behalf of civil rights activist bob offer. he says officers searched his phone without a warrant after he was arrested for peaceful civil dis bead yen yens. so far no comment from the police department and city attorney. >>> also the district attorney's office has decided at least for now not to charge a man suspected of i killing a newspaper vendor. the da says right now there's not enough evidence to charge mark anthony cassel with murder. police say he lifted 77-year- old dallas airs without warning and then dropped him to the pavement. the long time san francisco chronicle vendor died of his injuries a few weeks later. the da's office says it's not ruling out the possibility of charging cassel some time in the future. in the meantime he remains in custody on unrelated drug and theft charges. >>> grief counselors were available at lincoln high schoo
are estimated between $20,000 and $30,000. >>> in san francisco, a new police substation is officially up and running tonight. mayor lee cut the ribbon to the central market safety hub this afternoon at sixth and mission street a problem area for crimes from drug dealing to mugging. the mayor hopes increased police patrols will change all that. >>> people in one bay area community want gun control of a different kind. they want to be able to decide if a gun show can come to town. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the cow palace to show us what's standing in their way. >> reporter: cow palace stratles san mateo county and san francisco county but is actually owned by the state. because of this, it's been hard for local leaders to have any say over what happens here but a new bill could change that giving supervisors a voice and a tool to curb violence. >>> reporter: >> what you see here today are people saying enough is enough. >> reporter: the supervisor, people who live in her district and other community leaders gather outside the cow palac
. now they have two daily departures from san francisco to the silver legacy resort in reno. it is selling a number of tickets for $1 a piece. >>> tomorrow officials at waste management is promising to finish up garbage routes that were missed this morning. clerical workers joined with landfill workers outside the headquarters and held pickets. they are upset about wages and work conditions. union members two drive garbage trucks honored the picket lines. >> this job is dangerous, you have to be careful not to get hurt, it's a struggle. they are fed up. they are fed up, we're going to continue to do this until they represent us. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to service our customers. >> members of the international longshore and warehouse union said they called the strike because they were frustrated by contract negotiations. >>> a british house has the violin played by the band master of the titanic as it sank. one of the 1500 people who died when the titanic struck the high school berg. his vine -- iceberg th
city last thursday after a week long manhunt. >>> san francisco police are looking for an assault rifle similar to this. it was stolen from a parked police car over the weekend. somebody broke the window to the locked unmarked car and stole the weapon. the weapon is issued to specially trained offers. >>> a south bay hot took has been badly damaged by fire. the fire broke out at the lap pictures hound shortly before 5:00 this morning. investigators don't consider anything suspicious, but as you can see, a lot of the restaurant is damaged. restaurant dates back to 1971. >> is there anybody there willing to help this lady and not let her die. >> ravens. >>> a retirement community's policy prevents a nurse from giving a bay area senior citizen cpr. >>> water gushing through a bay area neighborhood. days later, why the nightmare is far from over. >>> starving away the pounds. it's the latest diet craze in britain. how many claim you can do radically healthier by doing something that sounds truly unhealthy. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passin
picking popes. who does? >>> this morning, san francisco's archbishop salvatore cordileone hosted a special mass at st. mary's cathedral in honor of the start of the conclave. dozens of catholics attended excited about the historic moment. >> i'm so excited. i mean, it's such a wonderful time to be a catholic. >> it's exciting to have somebody new and fresh and to see which direction they are going to go to. >> a new cbs news poll says some catholics are looking for a change and some are looking for a younger pope. for more on the pope election, head to our website, cbssf.com. >>> i need somebody to help me. the truth to come out. >> labeled a sexual predator for a crime he never committed. an innocent man's victory in clearing his name. >> it's become the go-to antibiotic to fight infections. now a big warning is attached to the z-pak. the potentially deadly heart of condition it's linked to. >> it is not sunny everywhere. here's a live look outside at ocean beach where it was mainly cloudy for much of the day today. temperatures there running
focus on employee training. >>> breaking news in san francisco. right now police are looking for the suspect in a shooting in the financial district. just about an hour ago, one person in a car was shot. it happened next toon apartment building on 38 bryant street just off the embarcadero. police say the driver of the car sped off and ended up here six blocks away at market and davis. the wounded man was taken to san francisco general. no word on his condition, but police still are searching for the shooter. we'll get you updates as we get them. >>> other bay area headlines, a high-speed chase on highway 101 ends with the arrest of three burglary suspects. the men were spotted in san mateo then chased south into san carlos and then belmont. it all ended where a patrol car ran into the suspect vehicle. even though one of the suspects was armed, no shots were fired. >>> a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in san francisco's castro district last year has been ordered to stand trial. 36-year-old chris bukhari is charged with felony vehi
district of california. he is a san francisco native. he was appointed in 2002 to the state's superior court. >>> the government of cyprus said all banks will remain closed till thursday. earlier today there had been plans to open all but the two largest banks tomorrow. they closed to avoid panic while the government arranged for a bail out. at one point there was a plan to tax all savings accounts 10%. the most recent plans involve a loss at a bank and a freeze on all transactions at the bank of cyprus. the dow is down 64 to 14,447. the nasdaq is down 9 at 3,235. >>> michael dell head head wins. the black stone group made offers to stockholders promising a higher price. that comes as dell and other investors are trying to buy up all of the company stock for $13.65 a share. they are offering $15 a share. black stone offering $14.25. >>> new security concerns about hundreds of laboratories across the country, including some in california. auditors say 1300 labs that work with deadly substances lack university security procedures -- uniform security
jury in san francisco indicted a former ceo and business associate in connection with an alleged scheme involving the investment of $3 billion. vet store investigators say the fee was paid to the private firm. the sec filed a similar lawsuit against them last year >> contra costa -- 34-year-old raymond harris died at 6:20 thursday night after being shot on the stairs leading to the station. it appears the shooting happened after an argument. anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contract authorities. >> >> an alleged terrorist linked to american journal daniel pearl has been arrested in pakistan. pearl, who reported for "wall street journal" was bee headed in 2002 by anti-american militants. later that year, a terrorist convicted of pearl's murder along with three other, pakistani rangers say they have a man in custody, former head of a terrorist group that apparently also had a role in his death. >> >> this week marks the 10th anniversary of the star in iraq. it began march 19th, 2003 with what the military describe
temperatures. 71 degrees warm in concord. livermore 69. airport at old mill 62 degrees for san francisco. still in full force over the eastern pacific it will cool down ail little bit for saturday. a rain chance coming in on sunday and a better chance of rain coming in late tuesday and wednesday. we'll get a break in between these somewhat anemic systems or if you are heading out tonight, goin tgif, the moon a few days past full mid-60s around 7 p.m. radar showing this system splitting off the pacific northwest. it's going to leave us with a rack of high clouds tomorrow. it's not going to be a perfectly sunny day for saturday. the numbers will come down a little bit. not dramatically. tomorrow will be perfectly nice. then we'll increase clouds and get a chance of a few showers coming in on sunday. so rainfall, we need it. it's only about three-quarters of average now. we were at 150% of average about 6 weeks ago. what a difference a month and a half would make. pinpoint forecast. fog in the morning and sun in the afternoon and for us mostly sunny
no suspects. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body was found last night in an elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and a martinez teenager missing for nearly two weeks is safe. 18-year-old ryan menjivar's mom says the successful alhambra high school student couldn't take bullying and left home in the middle of the night. they have been searching for him but the family says ryan is safe and will not go back to school in martinez. >>> the search is on for an oakland woman who went out for a jog four days ago and hasn't come back. the 31-year-old woman was last seen thursday morning near 34th and telegraph. a business surveillance video caught her walking by at 8 a.m. she was supposed to catch a flight to dallas the next day to visit her brother but she never showed up at the airport. >> she didn't check in so that means, you know, she wasn't here to check in, you know, and it's a mother's worst nightmare. >> a friend said she recently lost her husband to cancer
community meeting is underway in san francisco regarding a controversial plan to take away parking spaces on polk street. it calls for the removal of street park agriculture long the stretch of road from city hall to union street. >> going to have to about some dialogue around balancing everything and making sure people understand there is a reason to change what that reason is. >> reporter: the transportation agency also wants to add bike lanes between market. a group of business owners is concerned that would hurt business. >> a new study finds working while pregnant doesn't increase a woman's risk of having a preterm or low birth weight baby. researchers looked at 1500 women who gave birth in 2005. some worked full or part time while pregnant, others didn't work. no difference was found in the rates of premature birth or low birth weight babies between those who worked those who didn't. >> we are inching toward that chance of rain. bill martin told us yesterday and we are getting a little closer. >> it's interesting because the numbers in and
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